As a small university, we are often asked “Can I get into graduate school with an SSU degree?” With an emphatic yes, we’ve compiled a list of some of our graduates who have pursued further studies and received significant financial assistance.
Matt Balcarras ('06) York University
PhD candidate, Biology
$38,500/year from York, NSERC. More Info
Katie Gorrie ('06) University of British Columbia
MFA Creative Writing
One third of tuition covered with scholarships from UBC and artsnb. More Info
Heather Mercer ('06) Ryerson University
MA Literatures of Modernity
$16,750 from Ryerson Graduate Award, Teaching and Research Assistant positions. More Info
Matt Johnston ('07) New School for Social Research
MA in Global Political Economy and Finance
One quarter of tuition covered with merit based scholarship. More Info
Mike Cheatley ('09) York University
MA Communications and Culture
$17,500 from Joseph-Armand Bombardier Canada Graduate Scholarship (SSHRC). More Info
Brent Bilsky ('11) University of New Brunswick
MA History
$17,500 from Joseph-Armand Bombardier Canada Graduate Scholarship (SSHRC). More Info
Alicia Farnham ('11) Memorial University
MA Folklore
$9,200 from Memorial for fellowship, assistantship.
Alex Henderson ('11) University of Manitoba
MA Urban Planning
$30,000 from Manitoba Graduate Fellowship. More Info
Lindsay McKay ('11) York University
MA English
$15,000 from York for Graduate Assistant position, academic scholarship.
Dan Snyder ('11) McGill University
Concurrent Bachelor of Civil Law and Bachelor of Laws
$3,500 (full tuition) renewable bursary.